U.K.’s 39 Bike Hire Schemes Remove 3.7 Car Miles Per User Per Week, Finds Report forbes.com
Carlton Reid Feb 14, 2022
I have been writing about transport for 30 years.
Protesters riding London bike share bikes with BLM placards.
Thirty-nine bike-share schemes across the U.K. are reducing car mileage, finds the latest annual report from Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK), which promotes the benefits of shared transport, including shared cars and bicycles e-scooters.
Bike share is a “catalyst” to getting people back on bicycles, said CoMoUK’s CEO Richard Dilks.
“Bike share supports health and wellbeing, triggers sustainable travel behaviors, cuts car miles, and works alongside bike ownership,” added Dilks.